EVENTS

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Oct
8
Fri
2 Day Venture: Health Innovation @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day
2 Day Venture: Health Innovation @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2 Day Venture (2DV) is a hands-on learning experience for Spartans, regardless of home college, major, or background. Each event offers unbeatable entrepreneurial education resources & opportunities to explore how to turn an idea into a venture. In just 36 hours, go from small-group collaboration to idea fruition. By the end of Day 2, each team pitches their venture idea to a group of judges for a chance to win $500 in seed funding! 2DV encourages students of all majors, skillsets, & experience levels to embrace the entrepreneurial mindset. For students enrolled in the Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2DV qualifies as a required high-impact experience toward the Minor.

No Idea? No Problem!

Students don’t have to have a venture idea to participate in 2DV! Before the event, students will have an opportunity to choose which venture idea they like the most & can join their team! 2 Day Venture is designed for Spartans to create & build a new venture with a team, not by themselves.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMqjLgdQ6DxZddwbly519OyUEwK4IlCROUzTufqhPbWbXKvQ/viewform

Oct
11
Mon
CSN Fall Series | Navigating Virtual Career Fairs
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
CSN Fall Series | Navigating Virtual Career Fairs

Fall 2021 career fairs will be hosted on the Handshake virtual fair platform. Join the Career Services Network to learn more about preparing for virtual career fairs and gaining confidence when networking with potential employers in a virtual environment.

Register here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/808884?ref=events-search

Oct
13
Wed
Undergraduate Research and Preparing for Graduate School
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Undergraduate Research and Preparing for Graduate School

A panel conversation with current and former undergraduate research ambassadors will share their experiences with undergraduate research and preparation for graduate school. Panelists will address the benefits of undergraduate research and share tools they used to prepare for graduate school.

Register here: https://msu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUvce6qqTotGtVCPqSMe0zBM_Y_ucgsaI4S

Oct
14
Thu
CSN Fall Series | Navigating Virtual Career Fairs
Oct 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
CSN Fall Series | Navigating Virtual Career Fairs

Fall 2021 career fairs will be hosted on the Handshake virtual fair platform. Join the Career Services Network to learn more about preparing for virtual career fairs and gaining confidence when networking with potential employers in a virtual environment.

Register here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/808899?ref=events-search

Oct
20
Wed
CSN Fall Series | Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Oct 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CSN Fall Series | Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Writing professional documents can feel overwhelming. Let the Career Services Network help you share your professional story in this workshop focused on writing and formatting your resume and cover letter.

As a result of this session, students will be able to:

Describe the purpose and goal of a resume and the basic content areas to include

– Identify formatting options to make their resume clear, concise, and well-organized in order to be easily scanned by screen readers and applicant tracking systems

– Implement strategies for tailoring their resume to align with a job description

– Understand and apply the WHO method to communicate skills, qualifications, and outcomes through bullet point statements

– Identify interests, skills, and experiences that best illustrate their connections to the job description and organization

– Describe the format of a typical business letter to be utilized in a cover letter

Register here: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/808618?ref=events-search

CSN Fall Series| More Than a Major
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CSN Fall Series| More Than a Major

Do you have friends and family members asking about what you’re going to do with your degree? Did you know that only 24% of students end up in a career directly related to their major? Meet our panel of Spartan alumni who are working in exciting careers that are unexpected based on what they studied during their time at MSU. In this session you will learn how to use skills you build in the classroom in diverse and unexpected ways to build the career you want!

Register here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/809011?ref=events-search

Oct
28
Thu
CSN Fall Series | 10 Tips for LinkedIn: Social Media for Work
Oct 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:20 pm
CSN Fall Series | 10 Tips for LinkedIn: Social Media for Work

Wish you had a better way to connect with employers, network with people in your industry, and learn about graduate schools? There is: LinkedIn! Join us for top tips on setting up your LinkedIn account and ways to get the most out of this professional social media tool.

Please register to receive the Zoom link and password.

If you anticipate needing an accommodation to participate in a career services program or activity, or have questions about accessibility, please contact us ahead of time by emailing beamerch@msu.edu.

Register here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/812168?ref=events-search

Nov
8
Mon
Covid Comeback with the College of Arts & Letters
Nov 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Covid Comeback with the College of Arts & Letters

Feeling rushed and like time is running out to complete internships, study abroad/study away, and other experiential opportunities you want to include in your college career? Unsure how to discuss your Covid Experiences, or lack thereof, in professional situations? Join us on Tuesday, October 5 where we will discuss how to make your own Covid Comeback with planning and career paths in a post covid job market, how to confidently craft your narrative describing your Covid experience, and how to get back on track in a Post-Covid College environment.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of this event, students will be able to:

1. Discuss how they spent time during Covid for professional conversations

2. Revise their perception of the linearity of education and career paths.

3. Apply the key components of parallel planning (academic, personal, professional) to their own college paths.

4. Identify planning strategies to map out college career paths and ensure they can incorporate the experiential learning activities they seek to complete prior to graduation.

Register here: https://msu.joinhandshake.com/events/833498/share_preview

Nov
19
Fri
2 Day Venture: EdTech @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion
Nov 19 – Nov 20 all-day
2 Day Venture: EdTech @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2 Day Venture (2DV) is a hands-on learning experience for Spartans, regardless of home college, major, or background. Each event offers unbeatable entrepreneurial education resources & opportunities to explore how to turn an idea into a venture. In just 36 hours, go from small-group collaboration to idea fruition. By the end of Day 2, each team pitches their venture idea to a group of judges for a chance to win $500 in seed funding! 2DV encourages students of all majors, skillsets, & experience levels to embrace the entrepreneurial mindset. For students enrolled in the Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2DV qualifies as a required high-impact experience toward the Minor.

No Idea? No Problem!

Students don’t have to have a venture idea to participate in 2DV! Before the event, students will have an opportunity to choose which venture idea they like the most & can join their team! 2 Day Venture is designed for Spartans to create & build a new venture with a team, not by themselves.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMqjLgdQ6DxZddwbly519OyUEwK4IlCROUzTufqhPbWbXKvQ/viewform

Apr
15
Fri
2 Day Venture: Sustainability @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion
Apr 15 – Apr 16 all-day
2 Day Venture: Sustainability @ Edward J. Minskoff Pavilion | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

2 Day Venture (2DV) is a hands-on learning experience for Spartans, regardless of home college, major, or background. Each event offers unbeatable entrepreneurial education resources & opportunities to explore how to turn an idea into a venture. In just 36 hours, go from small-group collaboration to idea fruition. By the end of Day 2, each team pitches their venture idea to a group of judges for a chance to win $500 in seed funding! 2DV encourages students of all majors, skillsets, & experience levels to embrace the entrepreneurial mindset. For students enrolled in the Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, 2DV qualifies as a required high-impact experience toward the Minor.

No Idea? No Problem!

Students don’t have to have a venture idea to participate in 2DV! Before the event, students will have an opportunity to choose which venture idea they like the most & can join their team! 2 Day Venture is designed for Spartans to create & build a new venture with a team, not by themselves.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeMqjLgdQ6DxZddwbly519OyUEwK4IlCROUzTufqhPbWbXKvQ/viewform